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Mexican Evening Primrose

Oenothera spp

Pink Buttercups, Pink Ladies, Buttercups

About This Plant

Sun or partial shade. An herbaceous perennial, dying back to the roots in cold weather. Very pretty, with pink blooms in spring and often throughout the warm season, forming low-growing colonies. Uncommon in the horticultural trade, but common as a wildflower.

Origins: South-central US and northern Mexico

Maintenance

Spreads freely and forms dense mats in moist settings.

A grassland perennial with masses of pink.

Min. Height: 3'

Max Height: 6 inches'

Min. Width: 6'

Max Width: 12 inches'

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